The Business Savvy GC

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Show. Me. The. DATA! – If You’re a GC and Don’t Have Real Data, Time to Get a New Job

2017-02-07T22:36:13+00:00

In speaking to legal departments, a common theme is fear of falling behind as innovators in legal department management -- from General Electric to Google to the legal operations innovators at CLOC -- come up with creative approaches to demonstrate data-driven approaches to legal spend.  Specifically, the features of the new legal landscape pressuring legal [...]

Show. Me. The. DATA! – If You’re a GC and Don’t Have Real Data, Time to Get a New Job2017-02-07T22:36:13+00:00

The Data-Driven Chief Justice: Rehnquist As The First Legal Operations Thinker

2017-01-28T13:19:32+00:00

“It is apparently common in some major New York firms to expect associates to bill in excess of two thousand hours per year, and the ratio of associates to partners in some law firms is increasing sharply” “Institutional loyalty appears to be in decline.  Partners in law firms have become increasingly “mobile,” feeling much freer [...]

The Data-Driven Chief Justice: Rehnquist As The First Legal Operations Thinker2017-01-28T13:19:32+00:00

The New Normal: Elite Clients Require Their Elite Law Firms To Compete

2017-01-28T13:23:23+00:00

“It was a growth story in the 1990s, but since 2008, it’s a more competitive world where there is less growth,” Jeffrey Hammes, Kirkland & Ellis “Law firms today must make a persuasive case for their retention. [The] new reality is marked by hypercompetition and bears little resemblance to the world even five to 10 [...]

The New Normal: Elite Clients Require Their Elite Law Firms To Compete2017-01-28T13:23:23+00:00